BUSINESS ABROAD: Renault on the Go

The car that has come up fastest in the U.S. market in the past year is Renault's Dauphine (Crown Princess). A snub-nosed 32-h.p. sedan, it is low-priced ($1,645 in Manhattan), economical (up to 43 miles per gallon), and small enough (155 inches long) to shoehorn into a small parking space. Totting up 1957 results last week, Renault announced that it sold some 24,000 Dauphines in the U.S.—v. only 500 during 1956—plus another 4,000 smaller Renaults. For 1958, Renault has boosted its U.S. export quota to 60,000 cars, hopes to move within striking...

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